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The New School Hosts Impact Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion

To kick off its new Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), The New School hosts Creating an Inclusive Economy: Pathways for Impact Entrepreneurs, a panel discussion in which entrepreneurs will discuss ways they’re creating positive change, ideas for creating a more inclusive economy, and innovative strategies for supporting individuals from diverse backgrounds.

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The New School Launches ‘Race in the USA,’ a Series of Free Public Courses Responding to Race Issues in Real Time

The New School, a progressive New York City university, launches Race in the USA, a series of free public courses responding in real time to issues of race in the contemporary United States. The course is held every Monday through December 11 at 6 p.m. and airs on Livestream…

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Vera List Center For Art and Politics at The New School Marks 25 Years Of Confronting Contemporary Issues at the Intersection of Art And Politics

The Vera List Center for Art and Politics (VLC) at The New School — the only organization focused exclusively on advancing research, scholarship and public discourse on contemporary issues at the intersection of art and politics — announces a series of dynamic events celebrating its 25th anniversary in the fall…

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New School President David Van Zandt Disagrees With Daca Decision, Calls On Congress To Find An Effective Solution

The New School strongly supports diversity and inclusion, and we disagree with the administration’s decision to end the DACA program…

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Report: New York City Homeless Shelters Are Missing Opportunities To Keep Families From Breaking Apart

As family homelessness in New York City continues to climb and the City fights to open 90 new shelters, a new report by the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School offers insight into how family shelters are missing opportunities to avert a hidden but common catastrophe of homelessness: families breaking apart.

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Anna Sui, Ai-Jen Poo, And Barbara Hillary Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School

Anna Sui, fashion designer; Ai-jen Poo, an activist on behalf of domestic workers and the elderly; and Barbara Hillary, an explorer and cancer survivor, who, at the age of 75, was the first African American woman to reach the North Pole, will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 81st commencement exercises […]

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A Culinary Celebration Of America’s Founding Mothers

Joanna Pruess, Culinary historian and chef, and Kelsey Brow, curator at the King Manor Museum, present A Culinary Celebration of America’s Founding Mothers: Martha, Abigail, and Dolley, a lively dialogue about the legacy of three of America’s First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison, and their friends. The event, which is sponsored by […]

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The New School Joins Sundance With A Panel On Experimental Filmmaking and Social Justice

The New School partners with Sundance Film Festival to provide an engaging discussion: how experimental storytelling forms can provoke social inquiry and activism.

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New School Faculty Experts Available For Comment On Inauguration And Trump

Faculty members at The New School, a progressive New York City university with programs in politics, policy, and international affairs, are available for comment on the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump and the incoming Trump administration.

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Bill McKibben Speaks ‘on The Fate Of The Earth’

Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben delivers “On The Fate of the Earth,” the first lecture in The Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture Series. The series was established to honor the memory of Nation Institute fellow Jonathan Schell and takes its name from his 1982 seminal work on the consequences of nuclear war.

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